A Wind in the Willows picnic

Wind in the Willows picnic St James Hotel

‘What’s inside it?’ asked the Mole, wriggling with curiosity. ‘There’s cold chicken inside it,’ replied the Rat briefly; ‘cold tongue, cold ham, cold beef, pickled gherkins, salad, french rolls, cress sandwiches, potted meat, ginger beer, lemonade, soda water—’ ‘O stop, stop,’ cried the Mole in ecstasies: ‘This is too much!’ ‘Do you really think so?’ […]

Typical Sicilian desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth

Sicilian food - a guide to sweets and desserts

Do you have a sweet tooth? Sicily may be your spiritual home. Sicilian desserts are one of the highlights of a trip to Sicily so I suggest you prepare to indulge before you arrive. The food of Sicily is unique and differs from that of mainland Italy. It draws inspiration and techniques from cultures that have […]

5 Incredible reasons why every foodie should stopover in Dubai

foodie stopover in dubai

  Dubai food culture is renowned world wide. The city is full of flavourful delights and is perhaps the absolute, unrivalled destination for a foodie. There are stalls and stalls of budget-priced dishes in every mall, juxtaposed with fabulous restaurants serving fare created by Michelin-starred chefs. Some might say a Dubai stopover is the perfect […]

London loves: Houses of Parliament afternoon tea and tour

London - Houses of Parliament afternoon tea and tour

Looking for a London experience like no other? I recently discovered that you can enjoy a Houses of Parliament afternoon tea and jumped at the chance to try it. Afternoon tea is combined with guided tour and we loved discovering the stories and history of this remarkable building after indulging in the ritual of cream tea. […]

Grape discoveries on a Bordeaux wine tour

Medoc wine region seen on a Bordeaux wine tour

Vines as far as the eye can see. These rustic vines were sleeping, their leaves mostly shed and branches bare. The fruit was picked many weeks earlier and had been relieved of its juice which lay in barrels fermenting with sugar and yeast. Over the course of the next few months the liquid matures until it is ready […]

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